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Fifficktown Bridge

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Fifficktown Bridge

looking north

HAER Photo

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BH Photo #466781

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren deck truss bridge on Grant Street over Little Conemaugh River
Location
South Fork, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910 by the Fort Pitt Bridge Works; replaced 1990
Builder
- Fort Pitt Bridge Works of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Interurban
- Northern Cambria Railway
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
4 Riveted Warren deck truss with alternating verticals, 1 of 105' and 3 of 70'
1 Warren half-deck truss, 60'
2 Warren pony truss spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 535.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.36764, -78.79163   (decimal degrees)
40°22'04" N, 78°47'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/687498/4470904 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88413 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2022: New photos from Paul Plassman
  • March 3, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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